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Culture Café: Azerbaijan, 25.01.2023

Culture Café: Azerbaijan, 25.01.2023
Welcome to the 1st ISN Culture Café of 2023 which was devoted to beautiful Azerbaijan! Whether you were at our meeting on January 25 or not, now you have the opportunity to review and learn some interesting facts about this splendid land. We would also like to thank the Azerbaijani students who shared with us fascinating information about their country.

Wushu, Tekken and Fortune-telling by the Book of Changes: Lunar New Year Celebrated at HSE University

Wushu, Tekken and Fortune-telling by the Book of Changes: Lunar New Year Celebrated at HSE University
This New Year, according to the Asian calendar, arrived on January 22nd. On this day, HSE Cultural Centre brought together Chinese, Korean, and Japanese cultures. To the sounds of Asian songs and Korean drums, the guests tried their hand at calligraphy, studied jianzhi and origami, played Ttakji and Go, ate traditional cookies and expelled evil spirits. The Lunar New Year at the university was organized by the School of Asian Studies and the HSE Chinese Club.

Party Like an Indian!

Party Like an Indian!
We invite all HSE students and alumni from India to join our Indian programme as part of the Asia Festival at HSE University.

HSE University-St Petersburg International Activity Results for 2022

HSE University-St Petersburg International Activity Results for 2022
HSE University strives to be part of the international academic community, follow world educational standards, and provide students with ample opportunities. Students of HSE University-St Petersburg have well-developed cross-cultural communication skills thanks to international educational programmes, participation in international academic mobility and double-degree programmes, and daily interaction with students from all over the world. The International Office reports on the results of international activity in 2022.

Research that Will Help Fight Corruption

Emmanuel Adu Sarfo
Emmanuel Adu Sarfo, 23, from Ghana, is a second-year master's student on the HSE Economics and Economic Policy programme. He is carrying out research on the ancient roots of corruption that influence its prevalence in different countries. Emmanuel talked to the HSE News Service about his studies and research at HSE University in Moscow.

‘As a Family, We Will Always Be Together’

‘As a Family, We Will Always Be Together’
On November 25th, the HSE Pokrovka building hosted the ‘The Whole World in HSE’ festival, which brought together HSE students from Indonesia, Korea, China and Armenia, as well as Europe, Latin America, and various Russian regions, to celebrate the university’s 30th anniversary.

A year’s adventure in Russia with HSE

Haiwei Liu, an exchange student from Guangzhou University (China), tells about her 2021/2022 academic year at HSE University Moscow.

HSE Academic Council Sums Up the Results of Admission Campaign

HSE Academic Council Sums Up the Results of Admission Campaign
For the first time, HSE University has moved up to second place based on the average score of applicants enroled on state-funded bachelor's programmes. The implementation of the concept of ‘four campuses — one university’ has led to an increase in the number of applicants and the quality of admissions at the regional campuses. As well as this, enrolment on online programmes has increased by more than 50%. Despite a slight reduction in the number of international applicants due to external factors, the university has maintained its rigorous selection policy for prospective students. Among foreign countries, China has the largest number of students applying for HSE’s master’s programmes.

‘May You Believe in Yourselves, Never Rest on Your Laurels, And Always Strive for More’

‘May You Believe in Yourselves, Never Rest on Your Laurels, And Always Strive for More’
The new academic year has kicked off at HSE University. Rector Nikita Anisimov greeted the students, staff and particularly new arrivals on Knowledge Day—September 1, which, as he emphasised, symbolises the beginning of a new journey and new achievements.